Thanks to SOL Laptops for supporting our next West Africa photography adventure: ‘When you need to share your adventure, just “plug” into the sun!’

Sometimes there is a need to have a techie blog post – particularly when it comes to the SOL Laptop! Read on… On both our River Gambia Expedition and A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush expedition, powering our gear … Continue reading

Interview with Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio: ‘River Gambia Expedition’ – Connected by Far

Thanks to our East Africa friend, Yvette Pennacchia, for her recently posted interview, on ‘Connected by Far‘,  with us about the ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey‘. Angry hippo’s, mutiny, and more ! Connected by Far: ‘What possesses … Continue reading

Looking back : the River Gambia Expedition team pay a visit to those people who will be displaced when the proposed dam is built

The village of Runde Bara, Senegal – one of the villages which will be wiped out if the proposed dam on the River Gambia is built © Jason Florio Tuesday 22nd October 2013: As Florio and I continue to carry … Continue reading

‘River Gambia’ – images by Jason Florio from a 1044km source-sea African odyssey

‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey‘. Take a journey with Jason Florio and Helen Jones-Florio – over landing from the source of the River Gambia in the Fouta Djallon Highlands of Guinea, canoeing through the gold-bearing lands of … Continue reading

Youtube: ‘River Gambia’ footage from a 1044km African odyssey – and other African journeys by Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey‘ with photographer/writer, Jason Florio, and, producer/writer, Helen Jones-Florio. A journey, spanning three West African countries, to find the source of the River Gambia and to document the lives of those people who … Continue reading

Until next year, Photoville – thanks for hosting the ‘River Gambia’ exhibition

Sunday 26th September – the last day of Photoville 2013 Big thanks to the supremely efficient Photoville organizers: Laura Roumanos, Sam Barzilay, and Dave Shelly, of United Photo Industries – and all their staff and volunteers – who helped make … Continue reading

Day 6: Snapshots from a Photo Destination – NY art students come and check out the ‘River Gambia’ with Jason Florio at Photoville

Friday 27th September – Florio left home early to get to the Photoville site in Brooklyn, to show and tell all about the ‘River Gambia‘ exhibit to art class students from school in New York. Thanks for Julie Grahame, aCurator, … Continue reading

Day 5: Snapshots from a Photo Destination – New York City skies over the ‘River Gambia’

Florio and I are back at Photoville for part two of what we just know will be another exciting time of catching up with old friends, making new ones, and having the rather magnificent Manhattan skyline as our vista for … Continue reading

Photoville, NY, 2013 – countdown to opening night and the first exhibition of ‘River Gambia’ images by Jason Florio

  UPDATE: Monday 16th September 2013 Thursday 19th September and we will be opening our shipping container doors to the public, at Photoville, to exhibit – for the first time – ‘River Gambia‘ presented by the Virginia Quarterly Review: images … Continue reading

Photoville, Brooklyn, NY, 2013 – VQR presents ‘River Gambia’ – images by Jason Florio, curated by Helen Jones-Florio

We are honored to be part of Photoville 2013 – where we will be exhibiting Jason Florio’s ‘River Gambia’ body of work. The images are from our ‘River Gambia Expedition – 1044km source-sea African odyssey’. ‘UNITED PHOTO INDUSTRIES ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING … Continue reading